Advocate Rutger Jansen > Biesheuvel Jansen advocaten > Amsterdam, Netherlands > Lawyer Profile

Biesheuvel Jansen advocaten
Stadionweg 137
1077 SL Amsterdam

Work Department

Corporate and M&A and Energy.


Rutger Jansen specialises in corporate law and contracting law, with a focus on projects, mergers and acquisitions, asset transactions, joint ventures and restructurings in the energy and technology sectors. Rutger advises both national and international clients.


Prior to founding Biesheuvel Jansen advocaten in 2014, Rutger worked for Stibbe both in Amsterdam and in London.


Dutch, English.


Rutger is a member of the Dutch Bar Association (2005).


Rutger holds a masters in law from the University of Amsterdam (corporate law) and an LL.M. in European Private Law from the Università degli Studi di Siena (Siena, Italy) (cum laude). He also attended INSEAD’s MBA Highlights Programme (Fontainebleau, France).



Lawyer Rankings

Netherlands > Commercial, corporate and M&a

Biesheuvel Jansen advocaten is recognised for dealing with complex business setups in the Netherlands and across Europe. Founding partner Quirijn Biesheuvel is lauded by one client for being ‘the best M&A lawyer I have worked with‘, while another commented that he ‘owns the situation and controls the case‘. Other well-regarded founding partners are the ‘outstanding lawyer and true dealmakerRutger Jansen and the ‘structured thinkingInge Timmerman. The team advised private equity and venture capital firm Karmijn Kapitaal on its acquisition of a 40% stake in Gielissen from its shareholders. The team also advised Fiber Nederland on the acquisition by M7, a Luxemburg-based Group, of all its shares.

Netherlands > Energy: regulatory

At Biesheuvel Jansen advocatenInge Timmerman ‘is hands-on and committed to getting the deal done‘ while Rutger Jansen ‘has great knowledge of the business and his advice is always practical‘. The team advises on the regulatory aspects of transactions and projects predominantly in onshore and offshore renewables. In recent work, the practice advised ENGIE on regulatory matters in connection with its acquisition of Sungevity International from Solar Spectrum.

Netherlands > Energy: transactional

Rutger Jansen and Inge Timmerman head the team at Biesheuvel Jansen advocaten which continues to act for Engie on a range of transactions. It is also advising Dutch & Co on the development and financing of various solar parks in Africa, including a joint venture with Solarcentury. The group serves clients in the wind, solar, biogas, and utilities sectors.

Netherlands > Private equity

Biesheuvel Jansen advocaten‘s team is ‘solution oriented‘ and provides ‘high-quality legal advice‘. Quirijn Biesheuvel is ‘highly skilled’. Rutger Jansen and Inge Timmerman are other names to note.